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Design Technology Teacher - Product Design

Haberdashers' Abraham Darby, Telford, Shropshire

Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject Design and technology
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

This post is required from 1st September 2020 and is suitable for both NQTs and more experienced qualified teachers.

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational, enthusiastic and committed teacher of Design Technology who can deliver a varied KS3 curriculum and teach Product Design to KS4. The successful candidate will join a highly committed team and well managed department dedicated to raising achievement and transforming learning.

We welcome colleagues who relish sharing their skills and ideas, and want to contribute to the development of the department and the Academy as a whole.

The successful applicant will be extremely well organised, energetic and willing to 'go the extra mile'. They will be focused on the attainment of all pupils, accepting no excuses for under achievement. A commitment to extra-curricular and curriculum enrichment activities is essential.

We would love to hear from you if you:
Have a passion for the design development iteration process.
Can deliver KS3 and KS4 DT and Product Design including Resistant Materials, Electronics, Papers and Boards, Textiles, Woods and Manufactured Boards, Plastics and Metals.
Have a knowledge of wider design issues such as: Life Cycle Analysis and Sustainability is essential.
Can build positive and productive working relationships with staff, pupils and parents.
Can deliver a creative and innovative approach to teaching, and is able to deliver outstanding teaching and learning.
Are committed to making learning a challenging, exciting and worthwhile activity for our youngsters.
Enjoy working with young people, with high expectations and can unlock potential
Are ambitious and welcome professional development opportunities.
Have a good sense of humour
Are a good team player.

Haberdashers' Abraham Darby is an 11-18 mixed school which opened in 2008. We are part of the Haberdashers' Adams’ Federation linked with Haberdashers’ Adams in Newport. We are located within a short distance from the picturesque River Severn and Ironbridge Gorge. Moving into a new state of the art, technology rich building in July 2012, our facilities and working environment are excellent.

Essential educational requirements

Undergraduate degree in relevant subjects
A levels in relevant subjects
GCSE Maths and English

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Qualified Design Technology teacher - see application pack for further details and person spec

Employee benefits

• A friendly and supportive environment
• The opportunity to work with motivated students, supportive parents and dedicated staff
• A location close to main line railway services, road networks and M54 and M6 motorways
• The opportunity to be part of the Haberdashers' Adams' Federation Trust (HAFT), with links to Haberdashers’ Adams Grammar School in Newport
• Opportunity to work in a new state of the art school building
• Regular CPD opportunities
• Internal promotional opportunities
• Our own free staff carpark
• Dedicated staff work bases
• Dedicated staffroom including free tea and coffee facilities
• Free flu vaccinations
• Discounted membership at the adjourning leisure complex, with swimming pool and gym
• Staff social clubs
• Opportunities to become involved in Sport, Performing Arts and other recreational activities
• Promoting staff well-being

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1059 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Haberdashers' Abraham Darby website (opens in a new window)
Contact email deborah.tudor@taw.org.uk

About Haberdashers' Abraham Darby

School location

Ironbridge Road, Telford, Shropshire, TF7 5HX